Community

UFV employees contribute almost $4,000 monthly to help students

Student Emergency Fund supports those experiencing financial difficulties

  • Apr 29, 2020

The Abbotsford News picks up 3 Ma Murray Awards

Two golds and one silver presented at annual community newspaper event

  • Apr 29, 2020

Six Rotary clubs raise $32,000 for 3 food banks in Abbotsford and Mission

Archway, St. Joseph’s and Mission Community Services food banks supported

  • Apr 28, 2020
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SLIDESHOW: Pictures of Abbotsford moms for Mother's Day
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

List details 11 areas of Abbotsford to view spring flowers

Floral displays can be seen around city streets, cemeteries and parks

  • Apr 28, 2020

Emergency relief fund totals $72,000 for 4 Abbotsford charities

Fund established in March by Abbotsford Community Foundation

  • Apr 27, 2020

Gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Pioneer headstones toppled in Cloverdale

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Abbotsford Youth Commission holds online events to keep youth connected

Video chats and cooking classes among activities offered to ease social isolation

  • Apr 23, 2020

UFV students present City of Abbotsford projects on CityStudio Hubbub website

More than 100 students present response online to 4 civic challenges

  • Apr 23, 2020

Abbotsford Tulip Festival holds contest to enjoy field of flowers all alone

Winner and household members can have field to themselves for 3 hours

Tulips donated to Fraser Valley hospital commemorate Dutch liberation

5000 tulip bouquets donated to front line workers, war veterans and residents in senior care

The Reach Gallery plans for major South Asian exhibit in 2021

Exhibit will showcase culture, history and contemporary character in Abbotsford

  • Apr 22, 2020

Abbotsford woman turns 100; party was planned in Hawaii

Christine Ffrench celebrates a century on April 22 while self-isolating

  • Apr 21, 2020

Chilliwack man named Ducks Unlimited top volunteer for province

Commitment to wetland conservation group is a family affair for Henry Kozler

Abbotsford rotary club meets virtually, raises thousands for food bank

Abbotsford-Matsqui club raises more than $3,000 for the Archway Abbotsford Food Bank

QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

United Way looking for more volunteers to help those isolated in Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland

United Way’s new online platform makes it easier to seek or offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic

Communitas Supportive Care staff continue to provide essential support

Abbotsford agency adapts to challenges related to COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 17, 2020